Abd Allah ibn Abbas

619 - 688

Abd Allah ibn Abbas

Abd Allah ibn Abbas (Arabic: عَبْد ٱللَّٰه ٱبْن عَبَّاس‎; c. 619– 687), also known simply as Ibn Abbas, was the son of Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib, an uncle of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and a nephew of the Maymunah bint al-Harith, who later became Muhammad's wife. He was one of Muhammad's cousins and one of the early Qur'an scholars.During the early struggles for the caliphate he supported Ali, and was made governor of Basra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abd Allah ibn Abbas has received more than 288,782 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 421st most popular religious figure.

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Among religious figures, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 421 out of 2,001Before him are William Laud, Pancras of Rome, Bruno of Cologne, Rose of Lima, Pope John XI, and Muhammad al-Baqir. After him are Pope Agapetus I, Pope Soter, Salome, Maya, Uwais al-Qarani, and Pope Anastasius II.

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Among people born in 619, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 1 Among people deceased in 688, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 1After him are Wamba, Perctarit, and Berthar.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 37 out of 174Before him are Aminah (557), Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), Hafsa bint Umar (602), Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595), Abū Lahab (549), and Muhammad al-Baqir (677). After him are Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), Musa al-Kadhim (745), Hasan al-Basri (642), and Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Abd Allah ibn Abbas ranks 13Before him are Malik ibn Anas (711), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Ali al-Ridha (770), Aminah (557), and Muhammad al-Baqir (677). After him are Musa al-Kadhim (745), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Talhah (595), Abd al-Muttalib (497), 'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Awf (580), and Abbas ibn Ali (647).

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